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Aug 9, 2013 10:00pm PDT
cooper. tonight a murder that's gone unsolved for more than half a century. a south texas beauty queen sexually assaulted, killed shortly after going to confession. suspicion turned to the priest but nothing stuck. police, though, they never gave up. so, now, 53 years later, evidence points only to the man who heard irene garza's final confession, the man they still suspect took her life. cnn's gary tuchman has the remarkable story. >> she had beautiful, shiny hair. she had this natural effervescence. >> she had the most musical type voice. >> she had a way with children, and she smelled like flowers. >> reporter: in 1960, irene garza was raped and murdered in mcallen, texas. >> one thing i remember is just screams. >> there was a suspect. who do you believe killed irene garza? >> father john bernard feit. >> father john feit. back then, a catholic priest. >> no evidence in this case right now points us in any other direction. >> so why is he still a free man? by all accounts, irene garza was a remarkable young woman. >> she kind of broke the mold. >> irene's younger cousin, noem
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Aug 3, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> marshall vote was the lead investigate who helped prosecute ferdman back in 2000 for running a texas-based crime syndicate that staged car crashes ripping off big insurance companies. >> he listed his occupation as a -- >> driver of an ice cream truck. ferdman pled guilty to organized crime and was sentenced to seven years in a texas prison. he served just one year, was let out early for good behavior, and ended up in california. even though felons are barred from running drug medi-cal centers ferdman soon opened a rehab clinic called able family support. taxpayer funded drug rehab has been easy money for alexander ferdman. despite his organized crime conviction in texas, his california drug medi-cal contract is now worth about $2 million a year. his salary, $180,000. even after a 2011 review by los angeles county found evidence of what it considers to be fraudulent practices at his business, ferdman was allowed to expand. drew griffin with cnn. how are you doing? i'd like to ask you some questions about your business, if i could. >> i really don't have time right now. >> you can explain h
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Aug 17, 2013 6:30am PDT
movie script. it happened this week to a family in texas. are you freaked out yet? it's not just baby monitors at risk, and your home can be hacked too, if you are not careful. imagine your 2-year-old daughter sleeping and an outsider watching her through the baby monitor. that's what happened to a family in texas this weekend. they discovered the problem when they heard a man yelling at their toddler, reading her name off her bedroom wall. >> he said wake up, alison, you little [ bleep ]. >> the gilberts believed their house was hacked. and somebody kind of did. and there are more and more ways to hack your house, and many devices that are vulnerable. >> i can tell the light to please unlock the door. >> that's a hacker, literally unlocking your door. the smart lock is connected to a device that enables you to control your appliances from your home, and a researchers found a flaw in that device. >> i ran code on the light and compromised it, just setting up a backdoor, or i can control any device hooked up to it. >> in a world full of these devices that let you do anything from flush
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Aug 6, 2013 2:00am PDT
in texas, a court-martial accused of a deadly rampage at ft. hood. it's been four years since his opened fire at a processing center leaving 13 people dead, 30 others injured. some of those that he alleged to have shot will actually testify against him. >> all of a sudden, you could hear it somewhere and pow, pow, shooting everywhere. all of a sudden, i saw a laser come across my eyes. i looked over and saw him pointing a gun at me. by that time, i tried shifting over. it felt like a baseball bat hit me over the neck. >> he will represent himself. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. >>> president obama heads to phoenix to talk about home ownership. the president is expected to lay out the plan to keep the housing recovery humming. he heads to burbank, california to make his sixth appearance on the tonight show with jay leno. >>> fire crews in oregon making progress on a wildfire. weather conditions do not promise help. five fires burning in two oregon counties. 52,000 acres destroyed. the largest is 16% contained. >> indra petersons is tracking the weather for us. >> it
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Aug 6, 2013 1:00am PDT
country. he left seattle, went to texas with that huge contract. he never really fit in there. he went to the yankees, obviously, and he was never considered a real yankee. whatever that means. even with the 2009 world series. so it wasn't like he had this beloved fan base out there to begin with. then in 2009 he admits or confirms a report that he doped when he was younger. he said it was for a limited time. if anybody felt they could forgive him then, he's blown that up now. >> and to the point, he's been combative throughout this process. part of the press conference tonight, what was he like? >> well, he was really subdued. no other way to say it. i would not say he was combative. at least in this particular outing. he was not. seemed he was really holding back emotions. kept saying repeatedly that he would be able to say more at a later time. kept saying repeatedly that he didn't want to disrupt the appeal process and wanted that to play out. i also found interesting, anderson, the reaction outside here. to rodriguez. i heard you talking about the fans. you saw him sign some autograp
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Aug 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
taps into a wifi network and monitors a baby monitor. it happened this week in texas. are you freaked-out? not only that but your home could be hacked into if you're not careful. >> imagine your 2-year-old daughter sleeping and and outsider watching her through the baby monitor. that's what happened to a family in texas this weekend. they discovered the problem when they heard a man yelling at their toddler reading her name off their bedroom wall. >> he said wake-up alison you little [ bleep ] >> the gilberts said their device was hacked. >> it felt like someone broke into our house. >> someone did. as automation becomes more popular there are more and more ways to hack your house and many more devices vulnerable. >> i can tell the light please unlock the door. >> that's a hacker literally unlocking your door. the smart device is connected to a device that allows you to control the appliances from your home. daniel crowley found a flaw in that device. >> i run code and compromise it, set up a back door or i can control any device hooked up to it. >> in a world full of these te
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Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
into texas. keep that in mind for next week. for this weekend, it has a bigger impact. the reason for that, that stationary front that drenches the southeast. that is still here. we are pulling in all the tropical moisture with it. the low will pull the stationary front backward meaning more rain will go into the southeast and thread up the eastern sea board. how much rain are we talking about? three to five in tallahassee. charleston, two to four inches. friday, you can see the moisture pull sboog florida and into georgia. as we get through saturday, we see it spread back to louisiana and mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is d
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Aug 6, 2013 9:00am PDT
along the texas-mexican border. american teenagers are being recruited to be a part of the drug cartel. two former asass sasassins agre tell how they got involved in the business of killing. >> reporter: look into his eyes and you see a baby faced 26-year-old and he blinks. then you see something else. another set of sinister eyes staring back. these tattooed on his eyelids. they're the window into the soul of a drug cartel asassin. >> how many people did you kill? >> no idea. >> lost track? >> when you're in mexico -- >> could you guess, 10, 20, 30, 50. >> between 20 and 30. >> reporter: he said he was 15 years old when the drug cartel recruited him to kill. he was part of a secret crew of hit men made up of american teenagers living in laredo, texas along with this men. they spoke with cnn from the texas prisons where they are serving life sentences for murder. both men say they worked for miguel, the ruth less violent leader who was recently arrested this mexico. >> he's not going to tell you to do somebody that he won't do himself. that why a lot of people followed him. >> h
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Aug 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
candy crowley and this is state of the union. >>> today a texas lightning rod. >> if we see a grass roots tsunami, that is going to be cause republicans and democrats to listen to the people. senator ted cruz on why he hopes the wave that carried him into the senate is still strong enough to wash away obamacare. and jim demint and former governor howard dean. >> i think we're going to have another constitutional crisis in terms of the presidency. >>> plus the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. we start with breaking news out of syria this morning. the syrian government has reached an agreement with the united nations to allow inspectors full access to any site of any purported chemical weapons attack. syria's deputy foreign minister says -- the pentagon has prepositioned four warships with armed cruise missiles pore the region. chris, this is big news, this is why obviously inspectors got there, they want to get to the bottom of what really happened. think they can now? >> it is possible, we know that secretary of state john kerry was speaking with his counterpart the fore
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Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: at least potential contenders like texas republican senator ted cruz. one of the headliners over the weekend at the family leadership sum it in iowa. a key stop on these presidential proving grounds. >> we need to abolish the irs. >> reporter: cruz even took a swipe at a possible rival. >> vice president joe biden -- [ laughter ] yeah, the nice thing is you don't even need a punch line. >> reporter: speaking of the vice president, an aide confirmed he'll be the speaker at a state fry hosted by senator tom hearken next month. a stage he shared with then senators barack obama and hillary clinton six years ago. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: while an aide says biden is only make up for missing last year's gathering, it's a sign he's keeping the door open for 2016, with pundits endlessly reading into hillary clinton's paid appearances. her upcoming appearance with terry, not to mention her lunch with the president. >> keep in mind, she's been there before. she doesn't have to measure them. >> reporter: but former advisers to clinton insist the chatter is way too
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Aug 27, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >>> a measles outbreak at a texas mega church has dr. sonja gupta speaking out. he says time to debunk the vaccines and autism myth. >>> the giant rim fire in california is still growing. gary tuchman is back on the front lines tonight. if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about trying or adding a biologic. this is humira, adalimumab. this is humira working to help relieve my pain. this is humira helping me through the twists and turns. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for over ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. for many adults, humira is proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening he
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Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
investigation team let us know at cnn.com/investigate. >>> a measles outbreak at a texas mega church has dr. sonja gupta speaking out. he says time to debunk the vaccines and autism myth. >>> the giant rim fire in california is still growing. gary tuchman is back on the front lines tonight. i turned 65 last week. the math of retirement is different today. money has to last longer. i don't want to pour over pie charts all day. i want to travel, and i want the income to do it. ishares incomes etfs. low cost and diversified. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. nascar is about excitement. but tracking all the action and hearing everything from our marketing partners, the media and millions of fans on social media can be a challenge. that's why we partnered with hp to build the new nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's tech
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Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT
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Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
convicted for running an organized crime ring in texas ripping off insurance companies. it hasn't stopped him from coming to california, setting up a drug rehab clinic and billing taxpayers even though felons are barred from running drug rehab centers. how can a guy with a record like you run a drug rehab clinic in california this is a mayor insurance car crash scheme in texas? >> i was convicted, but it's not what it seems. >> reporter: in the last two fiscal years, taxpayers spent $186 million supposedly treating drug and alcohol abuse patients in california. our investigation with the center for investigative reporting found half of that money, or about $94 million has gone to clinics that have shown questionable billing practices or signs of fraud. joy jaffers former supervisor says she complained to the state for years about all the obvious fraud. we found billing records for people in jail. one person dead. people who said they didn't need this kind of treatment. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: clinics closed on a certain day, billing for that certain day, none of this surprises you
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Aug 20, 2013 3:00am PDT
airtran flight from baltimore headed to austin, texas, forced to make an unscheduled landing after a passenger tried to exit the emergency exit midair. this goes under the category of worst nightmare. >> the flight diverted to memphis because the passenger tried to open the emergency exit. the southwest airlines spokesman said it looked like the flight 265 diverted because of an unruly passenger. other passengers on this plane saying it was members of the military who happened to be riding on this flight who subdued the man and held him until help could come in memphis last night. of course it's impossible to open the door of a plane while it is midair but it is incredibly frightening for all those involved. some of the passengers said it didn't appear he was drunk. some said it didn't appear this passenger was unruly one passenger telling one of our affiliates the person said he didn't want to live anymore. unclear what the motive was but the flight was safely delivered to austin and those passengers deplaned. z>> we'll find out, thanks so much, christine. >> good news for a ran com
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Aug 6, 2013 1:00pm PDT
to texas and unfortunately on november 5, 2009, that was the day that over 40 people encountered that mistake being sent down here to us instead of getting rid of the threat to begin with. >> let's talk about the shooting being classified as workplace violence because i know that's an issue that bothers a lot of survivors of the attack. it of course seems bizarre on its face that the pentagon would not label this an act of terrorism, but the way it's been explained to me from the pentagon is if they were to call it an act of terrorism and award purple hearts and so son, they would be handing hasan a way to claim there's no way he could get a fair trial because the pentagon would already have claimed it was a terrorist act. doesn't that make some sense. >> well, it does make a little sense but at the end of the day it doesn't remove the fact that the shooter has said over and over and over again his intent was to destroy as many people as he could, and through contacts of terrorist organizations and individuals across the seas that it was indeed a terrorist attack. we can play sem
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Aug 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
swallowed cars in illinois. >> sinkholes occur regularly in places like texas, new mexico, pennsylvania, ken tucky, tennessee. >> reporter: look at this scene in ohio from earlier this year. the driver was stuck in her car underground until the fire department finally rescued her. today that spot has been paved over as if nothing ever happened. but it is florida's natural geology, swiss cheese-like limestone bed rock that made the statd the most sinkhole prone in the nation. not far north. >> i came over and as i was walking out here i stepped right here and my foot went down in the hole. >> reporter: while it may seem there is a sudden rash of sinkholes particularly in florida, brinkmann says it has more to do with geography than geology. for outfront, cnn miami. >> still to come, what happened on the afternoon that 13 soldiers were shot and murdered by one of their own? tonight a moment by moment account, the first from the major nidal hasan trial. >>> how much does it cost to raise a child? we have the exact shocking dollar amount tonight. plus the photos that led to th
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Aug 14, 2013 8:00pm PDT
regularly in texas, new mexico, pennsylvania, kentucky, tennessee. a wide variety of places around the world, as well. >> reporter: look at this scene in toledo, ohio, from earlier this year. the driver was stuck in her car underground until the fire department finally rescued her. today, that spot has been paved over as if nothing ever happened. but it's florida's natural geology, its swiss cheese bed rom that's made the sink the most sinkhole prone in the nation. just this year alone, this week's collapse at a timeshare near orlando and not par north -- >> i came over and as i was walking out here, i stepped right here and my foot went down in the hole. >> reporter: while it may seem there's a sudden rash of sy sinkholes, it has more to do with geology than geography. >> sitting on a sinkhole. >>> still to come, what happened on the afternoon that 13 soldiers were shot and murdered by one of their own? tonight, a moment by moment account. but first, from the trial of major nidal hasan. >>> and how did hannah anderson not know her mother and brothered were murdered by her own captor?
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Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
the park and, two words, ted cruz. >>> i was born in 1970 in calvary, canada. i grew up in texas. >> citizenship, obama care, and being hooked on subsidies. his words, not mine. "newsroom" is back after a break. [ male announcer ] this is brad. his day of coaching begins with knee pain, when... [ man ] hey, brad, want to trade the all-day relief of two aleve for six tylenol? what's the catch? there's no catch. you want me to give up my two aleve for six tylenol? no. for my knee pain, nothing beats my aleve. no. could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. saving time by booking an appointment online, even smarter. online scheduling. available now at meineke.com. >>> checking our top stories at 15 minutes past the hour, a camera captures a truck driving in the median and then look at that, it fell right into a ravine near lansing, mich
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Aug 16, 2013 3:00am PDT
moisture monday going through texas. however that's in the future. for right now this weekend, we still have the same stationary front in place. this alone bringing three to five inches of rain. we'll add the tropical moisture bringing heavier rainfall and the upper low will pull the stationary front farther backwards. it brings more rain into the area. you look at the totals, three to five inches, two to four inches in new orleans, charleston, two to four inches. here is friday, look at the moisture going into florida and even georgia, into the carolinas. by saturday as that stationary front pulls farther backward notice this tropical moisture can make its way up to the mid-atlantic. nothing as far as strength, we're talking about a couple scattered showers. here we're looking at heavy rain by sunday and monday, some of the moisture going through texas. summarizing all of that, two to four inches, two to five inches without the tropical moisture, put it together, eight, even ten inches of rain to be, that's just this weekend alone, places that had already 15 inches over for the summer.
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Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
american citizen by birth so when i was four, we grew up in houston is texas always been my home. when i was a kid, my mom told me if i ever wanted to, i could affirmatively choose to claim canadian citizenship. i got a u.s. passport when i was in high school. i thought that was the end of the matter. and then the "dallas morning news" ran a headline where they talked with some immigration lawyers that said technically the immigration lawyers said i still had dual citizenship. so the question was raised, if you do, would you renounce your canadian citizenship. i said look, if that's right. then sure. because serving as a u.s. senator, i was an american by birth. serving as a u.s. senator, i think it be appropriate that i be only american. >> you know how it's being interpreted, is oh, clearing the way for a 2016 presidential run. you want to get this issue off the table, first? >> listen, there's a lot of silliness, i thought it was a reasonable question when the "dallas morning news" asked for my birth certificate, so i gave it to them. >> let me move you to health care, texas has the
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Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm PDT
misdemeanor conviction for fleeing a police officer, that's back in texas in 1995. so yes, they are extremely worried about him. right now he would be considered a flight risk, even if he were arrested so therefore when they issued a warrant today for his arrest for the murder of the mother, they made sure attached to that would be a 1 million dollar bond should he be taken into custody. they levelled one charge at him, the homicide but likely to follow, a second homicide charge, possibly kidnapping charges and arson charge and a cruelty to animals charge because anderson, also burned in the fire was a dog. so a whole host of charges against this man who they consider to be very dangerous. >> as i said, the remains found in the house were consistent or other remains were consistent with those of an 8-year-old child. do we know much about the relationship between this man and the family? i mean, i understand he was kind of life-long friends of -- or at least acquaintances of the family? >> no, it is friends, around soren. very strong relationship, possibly even best friends. they say
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Aug 22, 2013 1:00am PDT
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Jul 31, 2013 9:00pm PDT
not guilty in the death of trayvon martin is stopped for speeding in northern texas and he had a gun with him. police in forney, texas, released dash cam video of the incident. look at this. >> i'm going to go back and check you routinely. the reason you stopped is because of your speed. i want you to slow down a little bit for me and as long as you don't have any warrants you will be cut loose with a warrant. take it easy. shut your glove compartment and don't load your firearm, okay. >> zimmerman family released a statement saying, i quote, our family receives innumerable death thefts on a daily basis. we will continue to take our security and privacy seriously and go to great lengths to protect our safety in cord nance to the law. despite the truth coming to light in. misinformation and speculation continues to put us all at risk, especially george, speculation of families whereabouts is irresponsible and counterproductive. more of this later in the show. when we come back, another big crime story. a courtroom victory for o.j. simpson. why ron goldman's sister kim says it's unsett
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Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
punch. >> thanks. >>> coming up on "new day" george zimmerman gets speeding in texas. and he is armed. >>> and russia's new antigay laws could have a chilling effect on winter olympics. let's play: [ all ] who's new in the fridge! i help support bones... [ ding! ] ...the immune system... [ ding! ] ...heart health... [ ding! ] ...and muscles. [ ding! ] that can only be ensure complete! [ female announcer ] the four-in-one nutrition of ensure complete. a simple choice to help you eat right. [ major nutrition ] nutrition in charge. delivering mail, medicine and packages, yet they're closing thousands of offices, slashing service and want to layoff over 100,000 workers. the postal service is recording financial losses, but not for reasons you might think. the problem? a burden no other agency or company bears. a 2006 law that drains $5 billion a year from post office revenue while the postal service is forced to overpay billions more into federal accounts. congress created this problem, and congress can fix it. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer
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Aug 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
leave a texas cancer center today. he was feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week. he suffered a mild stroke back in 2010. >>> disturbing images you're about to see from syria's civil war. some of you might want to look away. the pictures posted online shows dozens of bodies, many of them children. rebels say the government has unleashed chemical weapons on civilian neighborhoods. syria denies the claims, but some members of congress say it's time for the white house to take action. >> where does this stop? when does the united states with very little cost stand up for these people and stop this horrific -- you can't look at those pictures without being deeply moved. are we going to just let that go on? >> the united states and its allies are calling on the united nations to investigate. u.n. inspectors are in syria investigating previous claims but the government is blocking its access to the sites. >>> aaron hernandez may learn today if a grand jury indicted him in a murder. massachusetts authorities have already charged the 23-year-old with killing odin llo
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Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
texas expect more testimony from the shooting rampage at ft. hood. nidal hasan declared that, "i am the shooter." he is accused of killing 13 people and wounding 32 in the attack back in 2009. hasan is serving as his own lawyer although he refused to question two survivors who took the stand for the prosecution. our ed lavandera is there with the very latest. ed, what can we expect today? >> well, this is hardly your regular ordinary kind of capital murder trial. but, what you see going on here is prosecutors continuing their fight to ensure that major nidal hasan is sentenced to the death penalty. meanwhile, he doesn't pay a lot of attention to the guilt or innocence of this trial. he is fighting his own war trying to show he was justified in killing 13 american sole skrrs and wouskrr and wounding 30 more. >> reporter: this morning military prosecutors will continue calling survivors to testify against major nadal husane. heaavy security and rows of massive steel containers. major hasan is flown in by helicopter and in court he is dressed in an army combat uniform with an american
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Aug 6, 2013 2:00pm PDT
covering 60 miles at a stretch through the texas countryside. >> for me it's one of the most uplifting experiences i've had in my adult life, probably my whole life. >> reporter: it's not just cycling. the former president has enjoyed running, swimming, golfing, weight lifting and hard labor on his ranch. his annual physicals while in office found him in excellent health with, quote no, history of hypertension or diabetes and with low to very low coronary artery disease risk. >> thank you so much for inviting our rowdy friends to my hanging. >> reporter: during the unveiling of his presidential portrait in may last year, he seemed healthy and happy as president obama jokingly saluted the fitness-minded white house mr. bush left behind. >> plus, you also have left me a really good tv sports package. >> reporter: yet at his physical this week in dallas, doctors found a blockage in an artery and today inserted a stent, a small, balloon-like device inserted into the narrow passage and expanded to push the blockage aside, leaving a mesh tube to keep the artery clear. presidents have main it
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Aug 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
driver of the bus survived. >>> now, to texas where a suspect is now in custody after a shooting spree left four people dead and four others wounded. authorities say the shooting began at the dallas home of the suspect's ex-girlfriend. but he left when he discovered she was not there. he then went to a second home in desoto where he found her, used an explosive device and fired additional shots. police arrested the suspect when he ran out of ammunition. >>> outrage in new york after vandals deface a statue of jackie robinson and his teammate reece. police say a swastika and a racial slur were found scrambled across the statue on wednesday. now "new york daily news" offering a reward for the person or persons responsible. >>> and in sports -- ouch. home fans hated when fans were visiting team come to cheer in their ballpark. so, cleveland indian fans had this response to detroit tigers' fans trying to rally their guys. detroit's bankrupt. bankrupt. well, looks like sports fans can take a page from the business section. not very nice, though. >>> army major nidal hassan gunned down
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Aug 13, 2013 6:00am PDT
league baseball. in 2011, a texas rangers fan fell about 20 feet to his death, going over the balcony trying to catch a ball tossed to him by outfielder josh hamilton. now this is believed to be the second time a fan falls to his death here at turner field. the incident that happened before this one happened in may of 2008. carol? >> alina machado reporting live in atlanta. thanks so much. >>> a big win for paula deen, but certainly not for her empire. a former employee has no standing to sue the embattled chef for race discrimination because she's white. you probably remember how deen's career went into a tail spin after her deposition in the lawsuit was released and she admitted, deen admitted, to using a racial slur in the past and then posted a couple of awkward apologies online. >> i want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that i've done. i want to learn and grow from this. >> on the heels of it all, deen lost her food network cooking show and a number of lucrative endorsements, from walmart, to sears, to target. cnn correspondent nischelle turner live in new york with more
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Aug 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
turned their lives upside down. ed lavender has more from texas. >> reporter: this was the immediate aftermath of athe ft. hood massacre, emergency crews scrambled to save lives but the real impact of that horrific day is only now coming into full view. the jury in the trial of nidal hasan is hearing emotional testimony from a dozen witnesses including relatives of those killed and victims who survived. staff sergeant patrick zeigler was shot four times, once in the head. doctors had to remove 20% of his brain. zeigler says he's retiring from the army in october and fears he'll never be able to hold a regular job. he told the jury it's affected every facet of my personality. i am a lot angrier, a lot darker than i used to be. 20-year-old private francesca va l valez was pregnant, others could hear her screaming "my baby! my baby!" before her voice went silent. her father said this man did not just kill 13 people. he killed my daughter and grandson and he killed me slowly. prosecutors will be calling more victims relatives and survivors to testify tuesday and it will be nidal hasan's
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Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
brave 12-year-old boy in texas also home alone during a break in. >> somebody is trying to break into my house. >> reporter: you can hear the fear in his voice as he hides terrified in a closet. i'm going to have to whisper now. >> stay there. the officers think they will catch the guy. >> when officers arrived they saw two men running out of the house and into the woods. >> you're a very smart young man. you did a good thing. >> deon's mother was trying to find their family a new place to live. she said she thought her son would be safe while she was gone and thanks to his quick thinking he was safe. how terrifying to think they are huddled there in darkness hoping help comes quickly and it did. >> teach your kids get to a safe place and call 911 and they did that. >>> coming up next on "new day" an ohio hospital is in court. they want a 10-year-old amish girl to stay on chemotherapy, receiving chemotherapy as she is battling leukemia. her parents want to try other forms of therapy. can a hospital force her? >>> and amanda knox is being tried again for murder in italy. she says she i
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Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
to texas or canada with the abducted children. he was said to be a friend of the mother and believed to be driving a blue nissan versa with a california olympians plate. >>> trial of nadal hasan is about to get under way. he is suspected to represent himself in the trial and he let out fire against troops back in 2009. 13 people were killed. we will have much more on this coming up in the next hour. >>> autopsies set for today for two boys, two little boys who appeared to have been strangled by a python. the 5 and 7-year-old boys were asleep at a friend's apartment above a reptile store in new brunswick, canada. it is believed the snake escaped from the store blen got into the ventilation system and then into their apartment and strangled the two boys as they slept monday. the snake is reported to be 11 to 15 feet long and weighed almost a hundred pounds. >>> the man suspected of driving a car into a crowd on the boardwalk in venice beach, california, expected to make his first court appearance today. nathan campbell was charged with murder after turning himself in. the incident kill
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Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
murderer and 32 counts of attempted murder in a shooting rampage in fort hood texas. hasan said nothing as the decision was read. the verdict goes to an army general who will get to decide whether to accept the sentence but it requires approval from the president. as we reported the military has not carried out a capital punishment since 1961. >>> florida prosecutors were not able to convict george zimmerman but made an example of his wife today. shellie zimmerman pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge for perjury for lying to a judge about being poor when it turns out the couple had about $135,000 at the time. by accepting this plea deal, she avoided potential prison time. instead she will get probation for one year and will have to pay court costs. this comes a day after her husband's legal team said they will ask the state to cover as much as $300,000 in legal expenses after he was acquitted in the murder of trayvon martin. >>> in russia authorities have seized a painting which shows vladimir putin in lingerie. the artist reportedly pled the country. it is against the law in russia t
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Aug 19, 2013 9:00pm PDT
vacation last week. he traveled with his son to texas for the evaluation. no other information was released. in 2010 he suffered a mild stroke and his speech and motor skills were not affected. easy elected as delaware's attorney general in 2006. >>> wildfires burning tonight in the west. more than 100,000 acres have been scorched in the fire. it's been called a beast. idaho's beaver creek fire. homes such as arnold schwarzenegger and tom hanks. >> reporter: piers, it was a pretty good day. it's below 10% and there's a lot of stake. the homes are astronomical. there are many multimillion dollar homes in this area. it's so bad that insurance companies have hired private firefighters to come in and protect people's homes because they have so much on the line. firefighters got a little bit of help from mother nature. they are hoping tonight and tomorrow will give them the upper hand. >> we'll stay on top of that as well. ted rowlands, thanks for that update. >>> in michigan, a girl versus bear. 12-year-old abby weatherell was jogging last week when she was attacked not once but twice
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Aug 8, 2013 7:00pm PDT
that? >> reporter: we started digging and we found that in montgomery county, texas, near houston 1 years ago, we have a booking photo of him when he was 22 years old. he was basically charged with, and then convicted of fleeing from a police officer. what's interesting about this, at one point they said he was going down a rural or dirt road somewhere around 60 or 70 miles per hour. this lends credence to the fear that he's using rural roads to get him in and around northern california or nevada or washington. there's an amber alert issued for all four of those states. >> thank you. of all the things that makes this story so troubling is the notion that the fugitive was once a friend and someone so close, someone so trusted could become the kind of monster that james dimaggio allegedly has become. brett anderson spoke about it earlier today with chris cuomo. >> explain the relationship between your family, your kids, their mother and mr. dimaggio. >> mr. dimaggio came into our lives about six months before hannah was born. he and i had a very close relationship over the years, and
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Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
joe biden successfully underwent a procedure at mc anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility of feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid, taking home $48 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. ♪ reinforced with scratch- resistant glass and a unibody made kevlar strong. okay google now. call my droid. the new droid ultra by motorola. when strength matters, droid does. to get our adt security system. and one really big reason -- the house next door. our neighbor's house was broken into. luckily, her family wasn't there, but what if this happened here? what if our girls were home? and since we can't monitor everything 24/7, we got someone who could. adt. [ male announcer ] while some companies are new to home security, adt has been helping to save lives for over 135 years. we have more monitoring centers, more of tomorrow's technology right here today, and more value. 24/7 monitoring against burglary, fire, and high levels of carbon monoxide
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Aug 27, 2013 10:00am PDT
that was prohibited across much of the south. from texas across to farther up to maryland, we couldn't use a single public toilet. we could not public facilities by law. racial apartheid was enforced by law. dr. king took us to another level. it was fair to say it was in a certain climate, the speech, and a season of turmoil. this was a high mountain moment of hope. >> i want to play a bit. this is king's son. this was over the past weekend. he's talking about his father's vision and his dream. let's listen for a moment. >> we got to keep walking. we going to keep on talking. we're going to keep on voting. we're going to keep on job building. we're going to keep on educating. we're going to keep on mentoring. we're going to keep on community building. we're going to keep on ending violence. we're going to keep on creating peace. we ain't going to let nobody turn us around. >> it's all about keeping on. originally, that march was the march on washington for jobs and freedom. at the time black unemployment was twice that of white citizens. that figure still remains true. >> it's
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Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
procedure at md anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility after feeling weak and disoriented after a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid star on television, she takes home $47 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. >>> we ran ou
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Aug 6, 2013 8:00pm PDT
shot and killed 13 people nearly four years ago in texas. he wounded 32 more. he went on his rampage three weeks before he was scheduled to deploy to afghanistan, walking into a troop processing center, shooting unarmed soldiers and officers. he says he did it for allah. he admits all this, but he legally cannot plead guilty. to today on day one of his court-martial, acting in his own defense, he made a case for the prosecution. that only begins to cover the strangeness of these proceedings. as to how traumatizing it will be, he will be questioning some of the people he himself shot. on top of that, he still is pulling down a paycheck from the army. he's earned hundreds of thousands of dollars while awaiting trial. but first, ed lavindara is covering the court-martial. ed, what was it like? >> reporter: in many ways, it was intention. many people were waiting to see how he was going to behave. but it was the prosecutor that went through the steps that major hasan took in this massacre. it was very powerful and poignant at times, the prosecutor talking about the screams of a pregnant
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Aug 20, 2013 2:00am PDT
flight from baltimore headed to austin, texas, forced to make an unscheduled landing after a passenger tried to exit the emergency exit midair. this goes under the
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Aug 28, 2013 10:00pm PDT
in texas. she initially told the fbi that her husband intent the letters. a 360 follow, the bookkeeper who brought a gunman to sur rinder at a georgia elementary school last week can't stop doing great thing. after the incident she started a fund for inner city children setting a goal of $1500. the fund has already raised more than 104,000 and you can donate at gofundmeme.com/41fqvw. >> thank you, isha. find out who's on the ridiculist next. hd " >>> time for the ridiculist. we bring you a man who we usually avoid mentioning. he's like the elderly relative who you only see at thanksgiving. he doesn't get out of bed much and he's sitting around the table and suddenly blurt out nonsensical sentences in between chewing on soft foods. on the 700 club robertson blurted out a warning about gay people in san francisco because that's of course where all gay people live. know when robertson refers to the stuff he is talking about aids. >> san francisco, some of the gay community, they want to get people so if they got the stuff, they'll have a ring, you shake hand an the ring has a l
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Aug 2, 2013 11:00am PDT
. martin avenue savidge, thank yo much. >>> the state of texas running out of the drugs used to administer lethal injections. what does that mean for those on death row and the alternatives being considered? that's next. beyond the engineering. ♪ come to the golden opportunity sales event to experience the precision handling of the lexus performance vehicles, including the gs and all-new is. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews. they work fast on heartburn and taste awesome. these are good. told ya! i'm feeling better already. [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. enjoy the relief! [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. it's sleep train's interest-free for 3 event! get 3 years interest-free financing on beautyrest black, stearns & foster, serta icomfort, even tempur-pedic. plus, get free delivery and sleep train's 100-day low price guarantee. you'll never find an interest rate lower than sleep train's interest-free for 3 event, on now! superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed! ♪ sleep train
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Aug 6, 2013 11:00am PDT
, this is somebody who mountain bikes 20 to 30 miles on his own property in texas, who as you just pointed out was just in africa, who had his library opening, who is very physically fit. so we don't exactly know what happened, but what we do know is that he had this surgery and will be ready to leave in a day. so all's well that ends zblel thank goodness for physicals. i know i need to get on my doctor's physical and make sure i get one this year. >> reporter: we do. >> we've seen the president sort of returning to the spotlight. been laying low the last couple of years. >> reporter: right. >> how much, gloria, might this slow him down, do we know? >> reporter: we don't know that it would slow him down. i would wager that it wouldn't knowing george w. bush and knowing how important physical activity is to him. what we've seen from bush is interesting, too. as you point out, he's laid low. lately he's been dipping his toe back in the political waters. we've seen him talk about the need for immigration reform. you know that he tried to do that during his administration. didn't work
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Aug 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
guy like the texas rangers nelson cruz if he's suspended starting monday and you go through those 50 games, he can come back and play in the post-season with his team. baseball doesn't want to penalize a team like the rangers because alex rodriguez can't make a deal. you have to put an end date on it because we're all dying over here. it could come sooner. let's see what happens. >> rachel nichols, many thanks. >>> from new york to los angeles, people are dumping russian vodka into the streets. gay activists leading the protest saying it's an effort to draw attention to russia's strict anti-gay laws. so bars and clubs nationwide are boycotting stoli vodka. the boycott is inspired by an online camp pain called dumpstoli. but the activists may have it wrong. the makers of stoli who buy in the united states say it sports gay and lesbian and opposes the russian government's policies. at the same time, others are calling for a boycott of the 2014 winter olympics in russia. >> reporter: russia prepares for the 2014 olympic games. half a world away, short track speed skater trains in his
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